Pre-Auction Analysis: November 2016, Christie’s Hong Kong

By The FCRF Team | 27.11.16
Pre-Auction Analysis: November 2016, Christie’s Hong Kong

Christie’s Hong Kong November 2016

This Hong Kong pre-auction analysis, as always, focuses on visual elements that are not expressed on the GIA report, such as “inner-grade”, “undertone” and “color dispersion.” We use grades 1, 2, 3, 4 to evaluate these features. The 4+ grade is used to describe exceptional features. Stones with a total score that ranges from 8 to 12, have the physical features of a real Gem. It is often difficult to identify these characteristics when viewing stones in an auction catalogue, especially when the images are processed. All pictures in this review were taken with an iPhone 7


Christie’s Lot No’ 2031
28.78 Fancy Vivid Yellow EM cut VVS1
High estimate: US$52,119 per carat

Price Realized Per Carat- US$ 70,490 (Updated 30/11/16)

This large Vivid Yellow Emerald cut was manufactured like a colorless diamond. Hence, we can assume that it was not manufactured in the last two or three decades. The advantage of this traditional style is the low depth percentage which gives it a very large look. However,


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